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West Sussex schools urged to join the Wastebusters

WEST Sussex schools are being urged to join for free the nationwide Wastebusters programme – a multimedia teaching aid designed to make reducing rubbish an exciting part of the curriculum.  

The free membership is being offered by West Sussex local authorities, including the County Council, and Better Tomorrows, the independent community interest company that aims to put the lid on the amount of rubbish that goes into our dustbins.

County Council Deputy Leader Lionel Barnard, who is responsible for waste, said: “The Wastebusters programme offers a wide range of guidance and ideas to help teachers and pupils create not only sustainable schools, but also eco-friendly homes and communities.

“It supports schools work towards all levels of Eco-Schools accreditation by providing clear and practical guidance on how schools might embed the principles of sustainable development into the heart of school life.”

Schools and pupils in West Sussex can also enhance their learning in the classroom by visiting the Wastebuster characters and installations at the award winning Education Centre in the state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Ford.

Visits to the MRF are available free of charge to schools in West Sussex.

Schools can register for the Wastebuster education programme on